What A Life!
A Kaleidoscope of Rajinder Puri’s Cartoons
Paper Type: 130gsm Art paper (Matt) | Size: 216mm x 178mm
Black and white; 158 illustrations
ISBN-10: 9386906058 | ISBN-13: 978-93-86906-05-2

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In this kaleidoscopic collection are of some of the best political cartoons since Independence by Rajinder Puri. Used as a vehicle for spreading public awareness on the burning issues of the day, these cartoons give us a glimpse of Puri’s virtuosity as a prescient columnist, fearless writer, and activist. His work exudes a certain directness and purity of purpose that continue to impress and intrigue discerning readers in its combination of realism and humour. No matter how controversial some of Puri’s cartoons seem, his vision of the society, politics, and life will continue to play an important role in contemporary culture.


Arvindar Singh
Arvindar Singh
Author

Arvindar Singh is a consummate columnist and entrepreneur. His works include Myths and Realities of Security and Public Affairs (an anthology) and What A Life! A Kaleidoscope of Rajinder Puri’s Cartoons (co-authored with Partha Chatterjee). He does regular book reviews for Penguin Random House Publishers. He has been writing on security matters widely. In 2003 he wrote a monograph on Field Marshal S.H.F.J Manekshaw for the United Services Institution of India, New Delhi. He has also been associated with Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and turns his pen frequently on current topics of national interest as a freelancer.

Partha Chatterjee
Partha Chatterjee
Author

Partha Chatterjee is a filmmaker, critic, and journalist, who has written on the arts for leading Indian newspapers and magazines like Economic Times, Tehelka.com, New Indian Express, Frontline, and Fountain Ink among other publications. Lives in Delhi.